Greenville – A Greenville athletic center could soon see some additional life. The Greenville City Council is considering a program expansion for the Reecy Davis Recreation Center. The Council wants to do more to provide recreational opportunities for the younger generation, perhaps by even adding a skate park. It is one of the options the Council is looking at for the upcoming fiscal year, provided the money can be found in the budget.
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Greenville – The City of Greenville is again about to put some items up for bid. For the second time this year, the city is planning to offer items up to the highest bidder, during an auction at www.auctioneerexpress.com. The auction is schedule to open for bidding next Monday, and will close August 19. Some of the items to be auctioned off include tractors, cars and trucks.
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An indictment has been handed down in an alleged armed robbery. First a Denton County man was arrested and charged with aggravated robbery in connection with the armed hold-up of a Quinlan-area game room. Then the charge was dismissed after no evidence was presented against him. But now Willis Wilkin Langley, of Lewisville, has been indicted for aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon in connection with an incident in May at the Gray House Game Room. The indictment was one of 54 handed down but the Hunt County Grand Jury Friday.
Greenville – Authorities have released the name of a Greenville woman said to have drowned this week a Greenville Reservoir.
21 year old Detirsza Spriggs was pronounced dead after being transported to Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville Wednesday night. Spriggs was one of two passengers of a car that reportedly slid off the road and flipped upside down before landing on its top in about five feet of water.
Bonham – The Bonham School Board will not be holding a tax ratification election this year. Board members Monday approved the motion to delay such an election by a 5/2 margin.
The board had been pondering the idea of a 12 cent increase to the district's maintenance and operation tax. Instead, the rate will remain at $1.04, meaning no additional costs will be placed on residents.
Greenville – A warrant has been ordered for a woman who delivered a cocaine addicted baby. Authorities are again seeking Angela Lanett Martin of Greenville, indicted last month on a charge of endangering a child. Martin was alleged to have ingested crack cocaine while she was pregnant and to have given birth to a daughter who had more than 2,000 milligrams of cocaine in her system. The baby was found to have developmental problems and was undergoing withdrawal symptoms. Martin failed to show for her arraignment hearing this week.